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Drug detecting nail polish sparks controversy

Hannah Young, Staff Reporter

April 15

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Every 107 seconds, sexual assault occurs in the U.S. One in three sexual assaults involve some type of intoxication, whether by alcohol or other drugs, according to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN). While as...

Senior Project begins after months of prep

Wes Jenkins, Staff Reporter

April 15

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After weeks of preparation, those participating in Senior Project have finally reached the day their classroom experience ends and a new one begins. Senior Project is a program for seniors to gain experience and knowledge bey...

Referendum fails to address athletic facilities

Alex Levine, Staff Reporter

March 11

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New Trier’s recently passed referendum is making renovations to the 115 year old East campus including a new Fine Arts building, 25 new classrooms, a new library and a new cafeteria. What is not included is anything regarding the New T...

Students compete for parking

Cammy Wray and Anna Ferguson

March 11

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Parking at New Trier has always been a prominent issue, often causing fights over who will get the better spot and arguments with the person selling the spot to get the best price. Due to intense competition for spots, students have ...

Return of Kings promotes misogyny

Marie O’Connor, Staff Reporter

March 11

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Men from the organization Return of Kings were called together to meet up on Feb. 6 and share the ideas of anti-feminist activist and founder of the organization, Daryush Valizadeh, and join in “pro-rape” protests. The organizatio...

New Trier welcomes new Athletic Director

Georgia Caras, Staff Reporter

March 11

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As New Trier readies to say goodbye to athletic director Randy Oberembt, we welcome his replacement, Augustino “Augie” Fontanetta. Fontanetta is currently the director of athletics and activities for District 211, which ...

Heroin remains a threat to the North Shore

Emily Abt, Staff Reporter

March 11

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Through the past decade, heroin has grown into a sought after drug in the North Shore area. Paula Nixon is an active heroin addict who formerly attended Glenbrook South. “Dealers come up to this area because they know ther...

Braving the shave for childhood cancer

Yiorgos Zervas, Staff Reporter

March 4

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New Trier’s east campus will be hosting St. Baldricks’ “Brave the Shave for Kids with Cancer” on March 10. St. Baldricks is a foundation that raises money and awareness for childhood cancer. The organization started ...

From lip sync to face paint: Winter Carnival delights

Connor Josellis and Eden Perl

March 4

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For the past 22 years the Winter Carnival, staffed by seniors, has supplied the community with an outlet to a fun, stress free atmosphere for kids and parents. All of the senior adviseries are involved in some sort of booth...

Oberembt announces retirement

Brooke Bernstein, Staff Reporter

March 4

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After 40 years in the education industry and nine years at New Trier, Athletic Director Randy Oberembt will be retiring this June. “There have been great interscholastic athletics here for a long, long time,” Oberembt said. “Th...

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